International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(5) 77-86

The Effect of Story Wheel Method on Creative Writing Skills, Story Elements and Word Numbers

Hakan Çetin & Şeyma Cihan

pp. 77 - 86   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2021.375.6   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2101-23-0004.R1

Published online: September 30, 2021  |   Number of Views: 16  |  Number of Download: 32


Abstract

The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of story wheel method on creative writing skills, story elements information and word number. The research was designed as an experimental model. It consisted of seven weeks, including pre and post tests. The research group consisted of 13 third grade students attending at a school in Siirt during the 2019-2020 academic year. The data collected using a story wheel material which was developed by researchers and Creative Writing Rubric (Ozturk, 2007). In the study, at the stage of obtaining the pre-test data, the students were asked to write a story according to their wishes and the number of words they used in this story, the significance level of the texts and which story elements they included were noted. During the post-test process, students were asked to write a story according to their wishes and the same procedures were carried out at this stage. Paired sample t-test was conducted in SPSS to investigate the relationship between story wheel method and creative writing skills. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data on story elements and word numbers. The findings show that story wheel method has a positive effect on students’ creative writing skills, story elements information and word numbers.

Keywords: Story Wheel, Creative Writing Skills, Story Elements


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Cetin, H. & Cihan, S. (2021). The Effect of Story Wheel Method on Creative Writing Skills, Story Elements and Word Numbers . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(5), 77-86. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.375.6

Harvard
Cetin, H. and Cihan, S. (2021). The Effect of Story Wheel Method on Creative Writing Skills, Story Elements and Word Numbers . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(5), pp. 77-86.

Chicago 16th edition
Cetin, Hakan and Seyma Cihan (2021). "The Effect of Story Wheel Method on Creative Writing Skills, Story Elements and Word Numbers ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (5):77-86. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.375.6.

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